Tag: Houston Astros

Big Ben Whitney: Yankees Will Catch The Red Sox

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THE BOOGIE DOWN, NYC – The New York Yankees pulled within a mere two and half games of the Boston Red Sox on Sunday and things are looking up. Other than the one with the Chihuahua and garden gnome, this is Short Matt’s worst nightmare. As we come down the stretch, the Yanks are starting […]

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NY Rangers Keep Pace Despite Isles, Mets and Yanks Upbeat

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NEW YORK, NY – The NY Rangers have been playing well of late, last night’s capitulation to the hated Islanders aside. They’ve been keeping pace with the Penguins and Blue Jackets. They’re safe in the first Wild Card slot for now, which would put them on a collision course with Les Canadiens de Montreal in […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: MLB 1st Half, Yanks vs Mets, Altuve vs Trout

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – Are you ready for some scalding Hawt Tayeks?! I know I am! We have finally hit the All-Star break, which means more than a half of the MLB season is behind us. A lot has happened and there’s a lot to discuss. Let’s get started with this round of Ebs’ Hot […]

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No Technology Tour Ends with A-Rod, Tiger Woods, LeBron

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THE STICKS, NY – My lawn looks worse than Chambers Bay Golf Course in Washington state, where the U.S. Open Championship is being held but that’s my fault for being away from home for a little over a month. Before I mow the grass on Monday (impending weather will keep me from doing so sooner), […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: And the Sports Scrubs Shall Inherit the Earth

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BRONX, NY – There’s no way to sugarcoat this, so I’m just gonna say it. WE ARE AT THE END OF DAYS, people. American Pharoah won the Triple Crown for the first time in forever, the Warriors and the Cavaliers (two sadsack franchises from way back) are battling for the NBA title, and Short Matt is […]

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Fantasy Baseball Lineup To Stay Away From & DJ Eberle Proves He is Funny

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SOMEWHERE ON THE MASS PIKE – Not only does the month of April mean our beloved Yankees and Mets are back in action, but it also means that fantasy baseball is up and running once again. At this point, most fantasy baseball leagues are three weeks in, which mean’s that some fantasy owner’s may be […]

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Hot Stove Is A Microwave Lately

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DENVER, CO – You read that dateline right, I’m writing from the Mile High City. I don’t know how sea-level teams come up here for a day to play in this. My head aches, my mouth is dry, I’ve been binging on snacks and weed isn’t even legal here for another month. It’s a nouveau-sophisticated […]

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Not Sick of St Louis Sports? Cam James Will Get You There

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ST. LOUIS, MO – Most of you tuning in today might be thinking that I am going to do nothing but gloat about my hometown’s current position in the sports world… and you’re right.  The Rams managed to get Matt Schaub cheered off the field and have me giddy – at a modest 3-3 record. […]

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Preacher’s Row: Verlander’s Very Good Friday, A Rod’s Astro-nautical salary, and Cinderella sent packing

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New York, NY – It was definitely a Good Friday for the Detroit Tigers’ Kate Upton lovin’ Justin Verlander who reportedly just signed a $180 Million 7yr contract.  That comes to a little over $25M a year which comes to just over $6 PER SECOND.  Next time you sneeze, Justin Verlander just made about 20 bucks.  Not bad for […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Lawyers, Guns & Money

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HOUSTON, TX – This season marks the 50th Anniversary for my beloved Mets. Fifty years of highs and lows. Luckily for you folks… this column isn’t about the Mets.  The Houston Astros organization is also celebrating their 50th Anniversary in Major League Baseball. One thing that franchise has been known for through the years are […]

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